Are you an LPHA who is a “people person,” possesses superior interpersonal skills, values customer service, and understands how public relations play a role in mental health service delivery? Thresholds’ Emerging Adults Division is seeking a dynamic clinician and diagnostician to manage the intake and referral process to our programs and to promote our Young Adult Specialty Coordinated Care services to Chicago area hospitals, schools, and community partners. Experience working with youth, young adults and their families is essential. Outstanding assessment and engagement skills are required, as is a working knowledge of DSM 5 diagnostic criteria and an understanding of public and private insurance systems. The Access and Outreach Specialist will work closely with program management, clinicians, and financial counselors to coordinate a new client’s smooth transition into our care. The ideal individual must possess the organizational skills necessary to navigate the many facets of this essential role, including work in the community as well as in our Chicago and Westmont offices.
A valid driver’s license and daily access to a reliable vehicle is required.
LCSW or LCPC is required.
Internal Number: 18-0025
Thresholds, named as one of Chicago’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For, provides more than 15,000 adults and youth with the skills and encouragement needed to live productive and fulfilling lives.
Consider being part of an organization that fosters collaboration between its staff and those we serve, our members, and where employees are recognized as invaluable assets who truly make a difference.
More than 75% of Thresholds’ services are delivered out in the community and include assertive outreach, case management, housing, employment, education, psychiatry, primary care and substance abuse treatment, as well as pioneering research at the Thresholds Research Institute.
Thresholds provides competitive wages and benefits, and excellent opportunities for career development and promotion.
Individuals with lived or shared experiences with mental illness are encouraged to apply.
Proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran